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Regular Course intakes

If you’re keen to start early childhood training, you can start your course straight away!

Get started with your new career in child care!
CHC30113: Tuesdays from 9.30am to 2.30pm
CHC50113: Fridays from 9am to 2.30pm
Training Location (State Library of Western Australia)

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Get a hands-on learning approach by interacting with your teachers, fellow students and practical materials. 

Classes are held at the State Library of Western Australia (25 Francis St, Perth WA 6000) and are scheduled on Mondays and Tuesdays for our Cert III class and Thursdays and  Fridays for our Diploma class (due to start Thursday   17th June 2021, subject to minimum numbers). We utilise a variety of learning techniques that will help you to learn more easily in a fun, stimulating and interactive environment. Our courses have been designed to give you all the hands-on skills and leading industry training to begin practising as an early childhood educator with a highly rewarding career.

  • Enjoy small class sizes where you get to collaborate with your peers
  • Our Trainer/Assessors know you by name - and they want to see you succeed, just as much as you do! 
  • Stay motivated with more interaction through face-to-face learning
  • Teaching in a stimulating, interactive learning environment

Structured classroom learning

All classes are delivered by qualified, industry experienced Trainer/Assessors who work closely with students to optimise their learning experience. We simulate activities and tasks that are required to be performed within the workplace so that students gain confidence before working in an early education centre or service.

Available for students to study at our Perth training location is the CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care and CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education. Students will be required to attend class one day per week at the State Library, and one day per week in an ACECQA approved early childhood service. There are also various days set for excursions, guest speakers, art & craft days and block Vocational Placement. Please contact ACCCO for classroom timetables

Class Hours: Mondays and Tuesdays 9.00am - 2.30pm for CHC30113; Thursdays and  Fridays 9am - 2.30pm for CHC50113

Duration: 28 weeks for CHC30113; 58 weeks for CHC50113

Vocational Placement: Vocational Placement will be no less than 120 hours spread over the duration of the qualification. Actual hours completed is dependent on student capability.

Half price courses for 2020—21!

ONLY AVAILABLE FOR - CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

From 1 January 2020, under the new Lower fees, local skills program you'll pay only half of the standard course fees for a number of specially selected qualifications. And for these selected qualifications, your course fees will be capped per year so that the maximum course fees you'll pay will be only $1,200 or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or are eligible for a concession.

  • The annual concession rate course fee cap is $400
  • The annual non-concession rate course fee cap is $1,200

All students aged 15—24 years are eligible for the annual concession course fee cap of $400 per qualification/course per calendar year.

For more information: 


We have flexible payment plans available which allow studnets to pay off their qualification over weekly, fortnightly or monthly repayments.You may also be eligible for state Government funding, depending on circumstance. Please call our dedicated education consultants on 1300 139 406 to discuss payment options applicable to you.

Fees and Funding Fees and Funding

Government funding available 

Jobs and Skills WA funding is only available for students who attend classroom study only. External students do not qualify for any funding assistance with fees.

To enrol in this funding, students are required to attend class to achieve the required face-to-face training hours. Classes for 2020 are due to commence from Tuesday 4th February 2020. Classes are held at the State Library of Western Australia (25 Francis St, Perth WA 6000) and are scheduled on Tuesdays from 9.30am to 2.30pm. These classes will not be held during School Holidays.

For more information about Government funding, click here.

Vocational Placement

All students need to be employed or volunteering in an ACECQA approved early childhood service to complete the practical components of their qualification. The ACCCO Trainer Assessor may be able to support you to arrange this placement if you don't already have one. All students must have Screening Check. For more information please visit

Intake Dates

We have regular course intakes throughout the year, so if you’re keen to start early childhood training, you can start your course straight away. No need to wait until next year – call 1300 139 406 now to get the enrolment process started today! 

Training facilities

Overlooking the Perth central business district the State Library of Western Australia is equipped with comfortable, modern furniture and the latest in teaching facilities which include:

  • Spacious air-conditioned collaborative learning spaces
  • Student lounge and study area
  • Access to internet and printing facilities
  • Free wi-fi and public access to the Internet
  • Student computer access
  • Access to photocopiers and printers
  • Close proximity to public transport, restaurants, and coffee shops

Training Location

The State Library of Western Australia is located in the Perth Cultural Centre in Perth, Western Australia. Centrally located near business, food outlets, restaurants and shopping precincts with nearby transport networks and opportunities for part-time work whilst studying. The Library is a short walk north of the Perth Railway Station and the Wellington Street Bus Station. Blue CAT buses travel close to the building with stops in Beaufort, Aberdeen and William Streets. Full time students may receive a 50% discount on local public transport.

Australian Child Care Career Options (Perth Training Location)

(08) 8284 1794

25 Francis Street, Perth WA 6000

Industry sought graduates!

ACCCO graduates have an outstanding reputation in the community due to their excellent education and skills. Education and Care services actively seek out ACCCO graduates because of their high quality training, with employers recognising the exemplary skills and practices from the students who have trained with ACCCO.

ACCCO students have higher employment outcomes than all other training providers across Australia! ACCCO graduates sit at 84.9% employment rate which is considerably higher than the national average of 77.7% from all other Australian VET providers. For further information please see the (NCVER) Student Outcomes Survey statistics.

Does classroom study sound like it is right for you?

Come and see our campus yourself, ask your questions about studying and discover what being an ACCCO student is really like!  Get started on your career in early childhood today!

Call our dedicated education consultants on 1300 139 406 and find out which course is right for you. It just might be the best career decision you ever make!

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